Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood talk about high speed rail expansion while traveling from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA an Amtrak Acela train, Feb. 8, 2011. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)
Nashville Suburb Considers Transit for Funding Referendum (Lebanon Democrat) Transit Expert: Nashville’s Plan Is Better Than Denver’s (Biz Journal) The News-Press Urges Florida to Ban Texting While Driving Charlotte Latest City to Freak Out Over Bike-Share (Creative Loafing) New Orleans Transit Center and Streetcar Extension Open (WGNO) Atlanta Suspends Streetcar Just When People Need It […]
Transit Talk in Georgia Legislature Will Focus on Capital Projects (AJC) MARTA Station Draws Jobs From Suburbs to Midtown Atlanta (Curbed) The Tennessean Is Shocked to Find That Trains and Buses Need Money to Run Murfreesboro’s Plan to Handle Growth: More and Wider Roads (WKRN) NC Transpo Board Member Accused of Assaulting Woman Resigns (News […]
Randall O’Toole has never met a transit project he didn’t hate. Real transit experts, meanwhile, consider Nashville's ambitious plan to expand bus and rail service to be top-notch.
Charleston Plans to Remove Parking, Widen Sidewalk Along Battery (Post and Courier) $60M Worth of Road Projects Set to Start in Jefferson Parish (Advocate) More Car Lanes but No Transit Coming to Tampa in 2018 (TB Times) Breaking: Nashville Transit Critic Criticizes Nashville Transit Plan (Biz Journal) Memphis Bike-Share Nonprofit Names New Executive Director (Daily […]
Brightline Will Launch First Leg Next Week (Sun Sentinel) Atlanta’s Search for MARTA CEO Could Wrap by March (AJC) Miami Says Widening Road to 6 Lanes Will Improve Pedestrian Safety (Herald) Newly Re-Elected St. Pete Mayor Pledges to Boost Transit (Tampa Bay Times) Charleston Doubles On-Street Parking Rates, Matching Decks (Live 5) Advocate Reader Pushes […]
A commenter on a recent post of mine mentioned a couple of pretty common criticisms about expectations for growth in cycling and transit in Atlanta.